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Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Me? A Soldier? / Claudia CadeloClaudia Cadelo, Translator: Unstated

Slogan: Let the enemies of the people tremble when every woman is a soldier for the Fatherland.FMC = Cuban Women's Federation

Every time I pass by 21st and Paseo it turns… Continue reading

In His Own Way / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez

And now, the end is nearand so I facethe final curtain…

To say goodbye can be accomplished with just a brief note left on the table, or by a telephone… Continue reading


WASHINGTON — While the rest of the world seems rent by violence and "breaking news," obstreperous little Cuba has seemed unusually quiet these last few years.

True, every once in a while… Continue reading

Cuba: Will More Political Prisoners Be Released?Church Says There Is Still More to Do

HAVANA, Cuba, APRIL 19, 2011 ( Cuban President Raúl Castro is stating that the process of releasing "prisoners of conscience" has ended, though the archbishopric of… Continue reading

Cuba's new blood: 80-year-old Castro allyRandal ArchiboldApril 21, 2011

CUBA has made the most significant change to its leadership since the 1959 revolution.

For the first time it has named someone other than the Castro brothers to fill the second-highest… Continue reading

Raul Castro to lead Cuba's Communist Party From Shasta Darlington, CNNApril 20, 2011 — Updated 1116 GMT (1916 HKT)

Havana, Cuba (CNN) — Cuba's Communist Party elected President Raul Castro on Tuesday to succeed his older brother Fidel Castro as… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 04.19.11

Raul Castro named 1st secretary of Communist PartyBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press

HAVANA — Cuba's Communist Party stuck Tuesday with a slate of silver-haired icons of the revolution to spearhead a last-ditch effort to save the island's… Continue reading

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No place to live
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